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Plan Your Visit

Thousands of people visit Ely Cathedral every year

This Cathedral was built as an offering to God by the monks who lived here. The music and worship that have been practised here ever since are a continuation of that offering. This is a very special place and we hope you find it a source of blessing, wonder and inspiration.

Visitor Opening Hours

Monday to Saturday:
Between 10am - 4pm

Between 12.30pm - 3.30pm (Last entry 3pm)

Please check any changes to opening hours before you visit.

Visitor Tickets

We kindly request that Visitor Tickets are booked in advance

Adults: ÂŁ8
Children Under 16: Free (when accompanied by parent / carer)
Students: Free (in full time education in Cambridgeshire)
Carers: Free (when accompanying an adult with additional needs paying a standard fee)

Guided Tour Tickets

You can add to your visit with one of our Cathedral Tours.

These include behind the scenes access to the Cathedral's unique Octagon Tower and the Monastic Buildings dotted around the Cathedral grounds.

For more information, visit our Tickets and Tours page.

Octagon Tower Tours

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Monastic Tour & Tea

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